[OS X TeX] OS X and iOS Futures (was LaTeXit and Keynote 6)
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat Nov 16 15:40:34 EST 2013
On Nov 14, 2013, at 4:31 PM, Red Roo wrote:
> Until I saw Herb's remark, I wasn't sure anyone else had foreseen
> this problem. This raises the question, might there be some way
> that the MacTeX community could make this viewpoint known to the
> decision makers at Apple? The decisions will very likely be made
> sooner rather than later.
> Maybe this is already being done or done elsewhere (perhaps more
> directly via the OSX dev community). Or, maybe others don't see it
> as an important issue. But primarily I wanted to second Herb's point
> here, just in case, as well as find out what MacTex developers think
> about it.
Inevitably, sooner or later, support for the Mac OS is going to be
ended just as support for, say, the Power PC was dropped---as well as,
more generally, support for 10.4 and 10.5.
It seems to me that the only solution is something along the lines of
TenFourFox but I have no idea what/who is behind it. But, indeed, I
have finally switched from Safari to TenFourFox. The latter does not
support plugins but, at least, does not crash the way Safari does and
certainly seems to be maintained.
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